Gardenia blue is pure natural water soluble food colorant, it’s extracted from the Gardenia fruitwhich mainly contain of crocin and crocetin.
Gardenia blue is 100% water soluble, it’s stable in medium at PH 4.0-8.0,It has a good resistance to temperature, but not to light.
What’s the Function and Application of Gardenia Blue?
Gardenia blue is mainly used in combination with natural yellow pigment such as gardenia yellow pigment and safflower yellow pigment to produce green pigment of different colors.
Compared with the extracted chlorophyll, the green plain color prepared with gardenia blue pigment can be controlled and has good acid resistance, and can be used in acidic food and beverage.
Additional gardenia blue element still can match with all sorts of natural red pigment, allocate the purple that gives different tonal.So gardenia blue pigment has a wide range of applications in food processing.